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Toyota Sequoia Trailer Recs. Basheer 7-22-02  
Hi, I'm contemplating the purchase of a Toyota Sequoia which my wife likes a great deal. I'm wondering whether I'll be able to tow a decent travel trailer with this vehicle. What are others out there with a Sequoia towing?
Re: Toyota Sequoia Trailer Recs. Towing W/ Sequoia 4-5-03  
I would just add to my reply above that you need to make your own assumptions and run your own numbers for your specific situation so that YOU are COMFORTABLE. I would not advise you to simply emulate what I feel comfortable with. Nothing can detract from a camping trip more than constantly worrying about the tow set up.
Re: Toyota Sequoia Trailer Recs. Richard Werner 2-22-03  
I'm also looking for information regarding what the Toyota Sequoia can tow.
Re: Toyota Sequoia Trailer Recs. Towing W/ Sequoia 4-5-03  
I am towing a 4,700 lb (when loaded) 24-foot Fleetwood Wilderness travel trailer. I am using a Reese weight distributing hitch and Reese dual cam sway control system. It tows well and Hp/torque is certainly not a limiting factor. I can pull a 6% grade at 65 MPH under 4,000 rpm - not that you would want to do this routinely, but I wanted to test the envelope.

The suspension and payload capacity was my limitation however. The payload limitation on my 2WD SR5 is about 1400 lb. I assumed a tongue weight of 12% of the trailer weight = 560 lbs. Plus 500 lbs of passengers; 100 lbs cargo; 120 lbs hitch system - totaling 1,300 lbs. I then considered myself to have a 7% safety factor - something I am comfortable with given the expected performance of Toyota products. I am however, considering a suspension stiffener such as air bags just peace of mind.

Hope this helps
Re: Toyota Sequoia Trailer Recs. Towing W/ Sequoia 4-5-03  
I would just add to my reply above that you need to make your own assumptions and run your own numbers for your specific situation so that YOU are COMFORTABLE. I would not advise you to simply emulate what I feel comfortable with. Nothing can detract from a camping trip more than constantly worrying about the tow set up.
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